Beer and food both rank very high on our list of needs. In fact, one or the other can claim our chief objective, depending on the day. So, when beer and food come together, it's easily the fastest route to satisfaction.

Enter: cooking with brews. Adding a stout to a stew or a sauce not only gives you a reason to chug while cooking, it also adds depth of flavor and a rich complexity to any dish. 

Our friends at Food52 (@Food52) have hunted down these 8 Easy Ways To Cook With Beer, so now you can get drunk and full at the same damn time. Thank them now.

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